Nadine O'Regan: Asking for things when you’re a woman isn’t sexy

Feminism appears to give with one hand, while taking away with the other

18th October, 2015
Jennifer Lawrence: unwilling to be paid less

Here’s the thing about feminism that we instinctively know is true: feminism is many things, but ‘sexy’ is rarely, if ever, one of them. Having conducted anecdotal research on the matter, I’d wager that very few single women put ‘feminist’ in as a description on their dating profiles, and very few men will tell you that a feminist is exactly what they’re looking for in their love life. (Although I did see a funny dating...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!


What's Included

With any subscription you will have access to

  • 971569B3-2C5E-4C45-B798-CEADE16987A8

    Unlimited multi-device access to our iPad, iPhone and Android Apps

  • 099C8662-C57C-42F2-9426-F2F90DF17C8F

    Unlimited access to our eReader library

  • 198AE43B-B9CF-4892-8769-D63C2104BA08

    Exclusive daily insight and opinion seven days a week

  • D8F37B78-25E4-4E4A-A376-4F5789B1564A

    Create alerts to never miss a subject that matters to you

  • B15F2521-37CD-4E02-B898-730A20D39F7F

    Get access to exclusive offers for subscribers on gifts and experiences

  • A564FE02-1AB8-4579-AF9D-BA32A2E5ACA7

    Get content from Business Post, Business Post Magazines, Connected, Tatler and Food & Wine

Share this post

Related Stories

Private rental sector remains strong despite Covid-19

How the programme for government will shape housing

Insight Niall Byrne 1 year ago

Comment: US must defuse Covid-19’s ticking time bomb of debt

Comment: The recovery will be more U than V-shaped

Insight Larry Hatheway 1 year ago